Vermont passes paid sick leave law

February 19, 2016 0 COMMENTS

The Vermont Legislature has passed a bill that soon will require employers to provide employees with paid sick leave.  I am on Sick Leaves Message

The bill, which passed the Vermont Senate on February 10 and the House on February 17, is expected to gain Governor Peter Shumlin’s signature. Presuming the governor signs the bill, the law will go into effect on January 1, 2017, for most employers but not until January 1, 2018, for employers with five or fewer employees who are employed for an average of not less than 30 hours per week, according to N. Joseph Wonderly, an attorney with Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C., in Burlington, Vermont.

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